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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 9:48 AM CST
I recently purchased a new willow leaf ficus and repotted it into its final pot I used cactus and succulent soil for its fast draining properties and will supplement it with house plant fertilizer I have it under lights now
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Anything I should do at this point

Name: John
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 12:07 PM CST
Check for pests or diseases and that's it!!
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 4:21 PM CST
Ok thanks nothing wrong with my choice of soil or pot size ect
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 4:35 PM CST
what type?
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 4:40 PM CST
Plastic pot


Succulent and cats mix without cactus and succulent fertilizer

Willow leaf ficus or ficus nerifolia

Name: John
Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b)
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 4:43 PM CST
oh, i didnt read, thats good Smiling Thumbs up
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 5:00 PM CST
Good to know thanks Hurray!
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 5:00 PM CST
your welcome!! Thumbs up
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 7:25 PM CST
Saw new growth coming and no more crinkled leaves I'm worried about the central heating causing that
Name: John
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 7:29 PM CST
how hot is it?
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 7:33 PM CST
Mid seventies but it's the central heating I worry of it have it over wet spagnum Moss
Name: John
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 7:35 PM CST
what is the sphagnum moss for??
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 7:38 PM CST
To up humidity
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 7:40 PM CST
you can put the spagnum moss in a container, on top of the heating mat.
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 7:42 PM CST
Ok maybe I'll buy some Moss to put on it
Name: John
Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b)
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 7:44 PM CST
ok, i guess Thumbs up
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Name: Alex Junge
MN st paul, (Zone 4a)
Plantsmylove
Nov 14, 2020 7:50 PM CST
My Rubber ficus is more than seller doesn't mind low humidity so I hope willow leaf ficus is the same it's also varigated the rubber ficus very nice condiction from the light
(Zone 9b)
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Bendek
Nov 14, 2020 7:53 PM CST
This Ficus usually lose their leaves in my area but growing outdoors.
Name: John
Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b)
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 7:54 PM CST
since the willow leaf ficus is a bonsai, it likes a lot of humidity.
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Name: John
Hollywood, FL (Zone 10b)
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John2468
Nov 14, 2020 7:55 PM CST
Bendek said:This Ficus usually lose their leaves in my area but growing outdoors.


its due to cold temps. (i think)
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